Tag Archives: Southold

New-to-Market North Fork Tavern c.1800, 349K

SO OFTEN ONE SEES listings that date houses inaccurately. Sometimes the listings claim the houses are much more recent than they are, sometimes older. In the case of this former tavern in Southold, N.Y.’s historic district, I wholeheartedly believe the … Continue reading

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North Fork Farmhouse Follow-Up 293K

SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE FOR YOURSELF. That was the case with the Southold Victorian on the North Fork of Long Island whose listing I blogged about a few days ago. Even though it is more than an hour’s … Continue reading

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Victorian Farmhouse in North Fork 293K

HERE’S A BRAND NEW-TO-MARKET foreclosure, looking mighty cute — a classic Victorian farmhouse with a front porch and gabled attic. Makes me want to run right out to the East End of Long Island and take a look. It’s at … Continue reading

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1840s North Fork Farmhouse, 23.6 Acres, $1.2million

LOOK WHAT’S STILL ON THE MARKET: one of my favorite houses from last winter’s house-quest. Only now they’re advertising it for $1.2 million; last winter it was $499,000. How can that be? Oh, well. The new pricing, less disingenuous than … Continue reading

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The East End’s Early English Houses

I WAS SURPRISED this weekend to realize how many outstanding examples of English Colonial architecture remain on the East End of Long Island. Below, The Old House, Cutchogue While 17th century Dutch settlers in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley built … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman Slept Here, Maybe

BOY, it’s telling when the Fregift Wells house, a highly pedigreed 1753 house on 1.43 acres of Long Island’s North Fork, can’t get itself sold for $570K. First, it tells us that the economy is in the toilet, but we … Continue reading

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What you can get right now on the North Fork under 500K

A snowy Sunday on Long Island’s North Fork, doing drive-bys and walk-arounds of vintage properties under $500K, with mixed results.  It looks like half a mil is not enough in these parts to get a great house in a great … Continue reading

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